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Cherry Chocolate Chip Trail Mix Cookies diabetes friendly recipe

Cherry Chocolate Chip Trail Mix Cookies

Meets nutrition guidance set by the American Diabetes Association®

Get all the benefits of a healthy trail mix in the form of a cookie with these cherry chocolate chip trail mix cookies! They not only serve as a dessert; they can be a hearty, nutritious snack for post-workout, camping, or traveling. These cookies contain three types of fruit to boost your potassium and vitamin C intake, and they are sweetened with plant based Splenda® Monk Fruit Sweetener, so they contain no added sugars!

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Makes 24 cookies Calories 70 Prep Time 5 minutes Total Time 35 minutes Made with Splenda® Monk Fruit Sweetener


  1. Preheat oven to 350º. In a medium bowl, mash bananas with the back of a fork. Mix in almond butter until evenly incorporated. Stir in Splenda Monk Fruit Sweetener, applesauce, cinnamon, salt, and oats. Fold in cherries, chocolate chips, and pecans.
  2. Drop by spoonfuls (about 2 tablespoons each) onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Press down a bit to shape the cookie, since they won’t rise nor spread.
  3. Bake for about 25 minutes, until the tops are light brown. Let cool and store in an airtight container.


  • Dried blueberries or raisins may be used in place of the dried cherries. Almonds or walnuts may be used in place of the pecans
  • These cookies make an excellent hearty, nutritious snack for a post-workout or travel.

Nutrition Info Per Serving

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Calories 70
Total Fat 2.5g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 10mg
Total Carbs 13g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Added Sugars 0g
Protein 2g